Brent Ryder organises home footage of the Deaf rugby league matches in Auckland between the Deaf Kiwis and the Deaf Roos in 1990. All three matches are featured. Training, haka practice, game planning, changing room footage, and actual game footage of all three matches and even a visit to the hospital for an injured Kiwi player!
The first test was at Carlaw Park on 3 June 1990, won by Australia 24–4. The second test was at Thompson Park on 6 June 1990, won by Australia 16–6. The third and final test was at the Auckland Domain on 9 June 1990, also won by Australia 20–6.
Please note: The footage is not of good quality, and if you have a better copy, please get in touch with SignDNA.
Australia Deaf Rugby League team:
John Herbert (Team Manager, NSW), Tony Clews (Tour Manager, NSW), David Lehfedlt (Associate Team Manager), James Ashley (Trainer, NSW), Dean Hanagan (Coach NSW), Mick Conroy (Captain, Qld), Michael O’Brien (Vice Captain, Qld), Brian Layton (NSW), Craig Robinson (NSW), Larry Brown (NSW), Andrew Herbery (Qld), Warren Maxwell (Qld), Mick Conroy (Qld), Carl Cruton (NSW), Peter Allen (NSW), Ian Slinn (NSW), Brendan McNamara (NSW), Ron Papallo (NSW), Ernie McGillicuddy (NSW), Paul Cassidy (NSW), Kevin Smith (NSW), Geoff Perryman (NSW), Stephen Perryman (NSW), James Muscat (NSW), Kevin Wilton (NSW)
New Zealand Deaf Rugby league team:
Wayne Andresen (Auckland), Malcolm Clause (Canterbury), Michael Collett (Canterbury), Ronald Hood (Auckland), Noel Hooper (Sydney based), Sidney Johnson (Auckland), Tinga Katipa (Auckland), Steve Lawrence (Auckland), Peter Musgrave (Auckland), Graeme Phinney (Wellington), Ricki Pointon (Wellington), Nigel Pumipi (Canterbury), Maurice Ratapu (Auckland), Richard Renata (Auckland), Chris Spencer (Auckland), Jimmy Trethowen (Midlands), Daniel Upton (Canterbury), Michael Wi (Auckland), Andrew Pelasio (Sydney), Richard Peri (Auckland), Coach: Ron Goodin, Team Manager: Robert Marquet